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50+ Good Lyric Prank Songs For Boyfriend (Insane Collection)

Let’s be honest- it’s fun to prank your significant other! But if you’ve run out of ideas, you might be thinking “What now?”

Well, even though people may have been doing it for years, one new trending prank is the lyric prank. With this prank, you can easily go as cheesy and adorable or crazy and complicated as you’d like.

The lyric prank is exactly how it sounds: you send bits and pieces of lyrics to your boyfriend, starting with the first few words of the song, which are sure to utterly confuse him. Really any song can work, but we have compiled a top-notch list of over 50 great songs to lyric prank your boyfriend to choose from. Let’s take a look!

50 Good Lyric Prank songs you can Try on your Boyfriend

Here’s 50 amazing songs that will help you create cute and bonding lyric pranks for your boyfriend and make them fall in love with your personality again!

1. Phil Collins – In the Air Tonight

Starting with “I can feel it coming in the air tonight, oh Lord”, this is a fun lyrics prank because he will wonder what exactly it is you are feeling. Followed with “And I’ve been waiting for this moment for all my life, oh Lord”,  you will quickly have your boyfriend’s heart racing.

2. Fleetwood Mac – Dreams

This charming 80s song is all about players, and you will quickly trick your boyfriend into thinking that you know something you’re not supposed to. But don’t worry – that’s not the case. Start your lyric prank with “Now here you go again, you say You want your freedom” and see what he has to say.

3. Eminem feat. Rihanna – Love the way you lie

“Love the way you lie” is a song with a strong message. You can use it to prank your boyfriend into thinking that you don’t believe their story and hopefully, it turns out to be true. You can also use the “Just gonna stand there and watch me burn” lyric to make them react right away to your text.

4. Nickelback – Photograph

“Photograph” is another song that will let your boyfriend wondering about what photograph you are talking about. “It’s hard to say it, time to say it Goodbye, goodbye” are two lyrics that will definitely get their attention. Just make sure you tell him it is a prank before it gets out of your hands. 

5. Adele – Hello

This is truly a classic lyric prank song, as any song that starts with ‘Hello’ will have him thinking that you are simply striking up a friendly conversation – nothing else!

6. Bee Gees – How deep is your love

Bee Gees is a classic band and so is “How deep is your love” as one of their most popular songs. They will feel to show you how deep is their love and you can both have a wonderful, quality time that starts from this timeless song.

7. Lady Gaga – Telephone

A prank starting with “Hello, Hello Baby” will quickly throw him off guard, and the lyrics following will only confuse him.

8. Beyonce – If I were a boy

Beyonce has a lot of amazing songs and “If I were a boy” gives you the opportunity to teach your boyfriend a little lesson, and prank him at the same time. This song is ideal for pointing out what you expect in a man, but also to make it clear that you are aware of what a man does in certain circumstances.

9. REO Speedwagon – Take it on the Run

Lyric pranking your boyfriend is easy when you randomly send him lyrics like “Heard it from a friend who heard it from another you been messin’ around”. Just expect a few frantic phone calls soon after.

10. Shania Twain – Any man of mine

Any man of mine by Shania Twain will do two things: it will make your boyfriend wonder if there are other admirers you might have, and it will tell them how you aspire to be treated.

11. Lizzo – Truth Hurts

This new hit song is more than just a catchy tune. It also has some great pranking lyrics that will totally throw your man off guard. Start with “Why men great ’til they gotta be great?” and watch what happens.

12. Bonnie Taylor – I need a hero

Is your boyfriend your hero in times of need? Find out with this charming song by Bonnie Taylor! They will understand that you need a man to look up to and do their best to be just that in your life!

13. Michael Jackson – Annie

Michael Jackson is a classic, and his legacy continues to live on- now as a hilarious way to lyric prank your boyfriend.

14. The National – Slow Show

With lyrics like “I wanna hurry home to you/Put on a slow, dumb show for you”, this song is ideal for a prank. You can use many other lyrics from the song to have them guessing what are you going to do once you meet.

15. Avril Lavigne – Love You

Looking for something that has nostalgia and cheesy love lyrics? You have come to the right place. After all, why wouldn’t your man wants to hear that you love his smile, vibe, and style?

16. Cat Stevens – Wild World

Cat Stevens has many good songs, but “Wild World” is by far one of the most catchy hits. “But if you want leave take good care/Hope you make a lot of nice friends out there” is one of the iconic lyrics of this song and you can incorporate it in a prank anytime you want.

17. Usher – Burn it Down

Want to leave your boyfriend shaking his head in confusion? He will think something serious is going on with lyrics like “I don’t understand why, See it’s burning me to hold onto this, I know this is something I gotta do”.

18. Percy Sledge – When a man loves a woman

“When a man loves a woman” will send a strong message to your boyfriend and motivate him to be more committed to you, even if you use the song as part of a joke.

19. Maroon 5 – One More Night

Having a bit of a rough patch lately? Or maybe everything is bliss, and you simply want to lyric prank your boyfriend for laughter? Maroon 5’s One More Night gets the ball rolling immediately with the first lyric: “You and I go hard at each other like we’re going to war”.

20. The Flamingos – I only have eyes for you

If you want to tease your man and thank him at the same time for being so loyal and amazing, this song is for them. The Flamingos used simple and catchy lyrics that will make your man feel loved and not bothered by the prank.

21. Queen – I want to break free

Queen is a timeless band as well. “I want to break free” is a song that will scare your boyfriend into thinking you want to break up. You can tell him later that you don’t have such intentions.

22. Queen – Don’t Stop Me

These lyrics will instantly have your boyfriend questioning exactly what you plan on doing tonight, and why you don’t want anyone to stop you.

23. Mariah Carey – Vision of love

The voice of Mariah Carey is beautifully highlighted in the “Vision of love” hit. Text them “I had a vision of love” and let them be curious about it. Your man will be complimented by the song as well.

24. One Direction – History

With the first lyric being “You gotta help me, I’m losing my mind”, I don’t think we need to explain why this is such a great lyric pranking song.

25. The Magnetic Fields – The book of love

“The book of love is long and boring” is the first lyric of this song, and your boyfriend will want to know what book are you talking about. That is, until you let them know the rest of the lyrics.

26. Radiohead – Fitter Happier

These song lyrics are all over the place and will lead to a slew of question marks from your man, but it’s totally worth it. Be prepared to laugh with this ‘out there’ song from Radiohead.

27. Wham! – Wake me up before you go go

Text your boyfriend “Wake me up before you go” and you will raise some eyebrows. Now, this song is so popular that they might see through your prank, so make sure to choose the moment right to increase your chances of success.

28. Taylor Swift – Gorgeous

It wouldn’t be a boyfriend list without Taylor Swift being mentioned, and your boyfriend is definitely going to be confused with these lyrics: “You should take it as a compliment, That I got drunk and made fun of the way you talk”.

29. Madonna – Like a virgin

You can use “Like a virgin” in plenty of creative pranks. Your boyfriend will love the metaphor and they will be eager to hear more about what you are doing “Like a virgin”.

30. Ariana Grande – Into You

If you are looking for an utterly adorable and romantic song lyric prank your boyfriend with, this song by Ariana Grande is it.

31. Aretha Franklin – Day dreaming

Send them “Day dreaming” and have a few more lyrics selected because there will be further questions. Another catchy lyric from this song is “Hey baby let’s get away, let’s go some place” and you might actually end up on a road trip.

32. Ed Sheeran – Give Me Love

You can rest assured you will be getting a ‘Who?’ and ‘What are you talking about?’ text after lyrics pranking your boyfriend with the first line of Give Me Love, “Give me love like her”.

33. Jennifer Lopez – Love don’t cost a thing

This J-Lo song is ideal for thanking your boyfriend for a gift, but also prank them a bit at the same time. Text him “Think you gotta keep me iced (You don’t)” and see how they roll along with your game.

34. Saliva – Always

“I hear a voice say, “Don’t be so blind. it’s telling me all these things that you would probably hide am I your one and only desire? am I the reason you breathe? or am I the reason you cry?” Need we say anymore?

35. Lauryn Hill – Nothing even matters

Use the “Nothing even matters” song to prank your boyfriend, but ultimately send them the message that nothing matters as much as them. They will go from confusion to happiness in a heartbeat.

36. Kehlani – Everything is Yours

The lyrics of this song are deep and are undeniably going to be confusing for your boyfriend. He will be trying to figure it all out while you are just there, reciting lyrics, and laughing hard.

37. Michael Jackson – The way you make me feel

Your boyfriend might recognize this song so try not to give away an obvious lyric from the chorus. But if you text them “You give me fever like I’ve never known”, they will still wonder in what way you mean that.

38. Rick Astley – Never Gonna Give You Up

A classic tune, not just because it’s catchy and perky, but because the lyrics are exactly what you need to do a perfect boyfriend lyric prank.

39. Lana del Rey – Love you like a woman

Lana has a lot of beautiful songs, both censored and uncensored. This one is a romantic one with some lyrics that you can use to prank your boyfriend out of so much love! You can start with “Talk to me in poems and songs” and see where it’s heading, as it might just surprise you.

40. Pink Floyd – Comfortably Numb

It starts with a few hellos, only to be followed by some confusing lyrics that will keep your boyfriend on the edge of his seat.

41. The Foreigner – I want to know what love is

This beautiful song from The Foreigner will charm you with its lyrics, but you don’t have to give the entire song away if you just want to prank your man. Use the “I want you to show me” lyrics to break the ice and take it from there.

42. Charlie Puth – Attention

Your first text will be “You’ve been runnin’ round, runnin’ round, runnin’ round throwin’ that dirt all on my name”, which is going to confuse your man and have him calling you every five seconds to know what you’re talking about

43. Sunrise Avenue – Fairytale gone wrong

This is a break up song from Sunrise Avenue, so make sure you stop the prank before your boyfriend gets the wrong message. Use “Baby, the plans we made went all wrong” and make sure you refer to some other plans that didn’t turn your way. You will both laugh at the end.

44. Backstreet Boys – I Want it that Way

Any lyric prank that starts with “You are my fire, The one desire” is destined for lyric pranking success.

45. George Strait – I cross my heart

Want to promise your man everlasting love but also put a smile on their face? Try doing that by using “I cross my heart” by George Strait. “We know it from the start/ You can feel it from my heart” will make them want to know what you mean and you can further tell that “Our love is unconditional”.

46. Drake – Right Hand

It starts out sweet, then can get a little sour. Needless to say, this song by Drake is not only awesome to listen to, but is a great way to prank your mate.

47. Alison Krauss – When you say nothing at all

If your boyfriend didn’t answer to your last text, use this song to get back at them but also to strengthen your bond. “Old Mister Webster could never define” and wait a few texts before you tell them “What’s being said between your heart and mine”.

48. George Strait – When Did You Stop Loving Me?

Maybe he will send flowers after a song lyric prank like this?

49. Simple minds – Don’t you forget about me

Invite your boyfriend to a date night and text him lyrics from this song before you meet. “Won’t you come see about me?/I’ll be alone, dancing, you know, baby”. They will be even more anxious to see you!

50. Jodi Benson – Part of Your World

Yes, even Disney songs can be amazing lyric prank songs, and this one takes the cake.

More Lyric Prank Songs for Boyfriend –

  • Gorillaz – Clint Eastwood
  • Pet Shop Boys – West End Girls
  • Kesha – Your Love is My Drug
  • P!Nk – Please Don’t Leave Me
  • Nirvana – Lithium
  • KoRn – Freak on a Leash
  • Beyonce – Nasty Girl

Michelle Keldgord is an expert fashion/beauty/lifestyle writer who lives in southern California, USA. She studied at Concorde Career College and has been in the writing field for almost more than 8 years. Her writing works in beauty, fashion and lifestyle have been featured in various prominent magazines such as HerInterest, HerStyleCode, YouQueen, and several others. Michelle Keldgord loves writing and regularly contributes to many top magazines and newspapers online.

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